Margaret Shook

Dec 27, 2014

June 13, 1920 - Sept. 19, 2007

Margaret W. "Peggy" (Kirsch) Shook, 87, of Norwalk and formerly of Zanesville, died Wednesday afternoon in Norwalk Memorial Home.

She was born June 13, 1920 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Charles M. and Mary E. (Warne) Kirsch and lived in the Zanesville area until moving to Norwalk in 2005. She was an active member, elder and trustee of the Putnam Presbyterian Church in Zanesville where her grandfather was a former pastor. She was an active member of the Zanesville Church Women United. She was also an active member and former officer of the Putnam Historical Society, the Bethesda Hospital Rose Society and the Herb Club. She was a charter member of the Spring Fields Garden Club and was co founder of the Spring Fields Junior Garden Club. She was a member of the National Wildlife Society, the Audubon Society and a variety of other nature groups.

She enjoyed playing Euchre in the Neighborhood/Duncan Falls Euchre Club for more than 30 years and enjoyed water color painting. She retired from the Muskingum County Treasurers Office and was a former employee of the Zanesville Publishing Company (Times Recorder).

She is survived by her daughters and sons in law, Leslea S. and Jim Kunz of New Bern, North Carolina, Stephanie L. Zigo of Norwalk and Cassandra S. and Bob Guard of Zanesville, Ohio. She also is survived by her grandchildren her great grand daughter, by her step-grand daughters and husbands; her her step great grand daughter; her sister Marilyn "Mickey" Schnell and two nieces.

She was preceded in death by her husband Glenford "Bill" Shook in 1979 and by her son Charles "Charlie" Michael Shook in 1972.

Friends may call on Monday from 11:30 a.m. in the Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Street, Zanesville where funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Zanesville, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rose Society of Bethesda Hospital, Genesis Health Care System, 2951

Maple Ave. Zanesville, Ohio 43701 or to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870.